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JBS offers scholarships for new program at MN West

July 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — JBS will be awarding up to $135,000 in scholarships to students pursuing a degree in industrial technology in Minnesota West Community and Technical College’s newly accredited one-year program.

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A degree after death: UND awards rare posthumous degree to Texan

December 20, 2013 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Among the hundreds of University of North Dakota students graduating Friday was Ross Boxleitner, a spacesuit engineer from the Houston area.
He died there in 2011, leaving behind an all-but-complete thesis. The university decided tha…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

A degree after death: UND awards rare posthumous degree to Texan

December 20, 2013 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Among the hundreds of University of North Dakota students graduating Friday was Ross Boxleitner, a spacesuit engineer from the Houston area.
He died there in 2011, leaving behind an all-but-complete thesis. The university decided tha…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Schools prepare for boom in drone jobs

December 12, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Dave Kolpack
The Associated Press

GRAND FORKS — Two student pilots are seated shoulder to shoulder before a bank of video monitors, maneuvering an unmanned aircraft by keyboard and mouse as the drone descends toward a virtual runway in a …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Not all DSU ag majors are geared to ‘cows and plows’

May 2, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

The idea that agriculture majors at Dickinson State University will lead students back to farms and ranches isn’t right, said Chip Poland, chair of DSU’s Department of Agriculture and Technical Studies. Continue Reading

Willmar woman faces drug sale charges for alleged sale of 200-plus pills in Olivia

November 2, 2012 in West Central Tribune

OLIVIA Susan Marie Erickson, 46, of Willmar, pleaded not guilty Friday to first- and second-degree drug sale charges for allegedly selling more than 200 pills containing controlled substances to a drug task force informant Monday in Olivia.
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Small rise in college completion for young adults: North Dakota has highest percentage of 25- to 34-year-old college graduates

July 11, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

(AP) – The percentage of young adults earning a college degree has increased slightly but still remains far below the level needed to reach the president’s goal of having the U.S. rank first worldwide in college graduates. Continue Reading

Security fears keep suspect from court

January 10, 2011 in West Central Tribune

OLIVIA Security concerns kept the defendant in the death of a young child out of the courtroom Monday and in the protective custody of the Renville County Jail for his formal arraignment proceedings.
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Ortonville man convicted in infant son’s death

November 11, 2010 in West Central Tribune

ORTONVILLE, Minn. A southwest Minnesota man has been convicted of second-degree murder in the death of his infant son. Continue Reading